Tenants


Our aim is to find you the perfect property to suit your requirements with the minimum of hassle.

Finding a property

The first step is to contact us to provide brief details about yourself and about the accommodation you require. We then search our database for suitable properties for you to view. If not urgent, we log your details so that we can contact you as suitable properties become available. It is wise to start looking about a month before you wish to move, as the nicer properties are viewed and reserved quickly. Our tenancies are granted for a minimum term of 6 months, which may be renewed if all parties are in agreement.

Please note that for your safety and peace of mind

  • All of our managed properties are Gas Safe certificated.
  • All of our managed properties are inspected for electrical safety, and furniture fire safety.
  • All Tenancy Deposits (bonds) are held in accordance with the Deposit Protection Regulations.

Viewings

Viewings will be arranged at times to suit you, including evenings and weekends, and you will invariably be accompanied by a member of staff, who can give advice and answer any questions you may have.

Administration Fees

Admin fees to tenants are not charged on selected properties and are a Minimum of £600 Inc. VAT for other properties, which covers Referencing for up to 2 Applicants. 3 or more people will be charged at £250 Per Applicant on top of the £600. Fees are subject to change, subject to the size of the Property.

This Fee includes, Referencing, Employment, Identity and immigration status checks, contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy to completion.

Should a Guarantor be required a reference administration fee for each guarantor will be
£100 INC VAT

References

As a minimum we will require satisfactory references from your employer (or college), a previous or current landlord, and a credit reference report. We may also require a personal reference, and sometimes a guarantor. We may use the services of an independent referencing company to obtain and evaluate these references.

Rents

Rents are normally quoted calendar monthly, and payable monthly in advance. The tenant is usually also responsible for Council Tax, Water Rates, Gas, Electricity and Telephone costs. All rents are payable by bank standing order to our company bank account or your landlord’s bank account.

Deposit

A security deposit of a minimum of one month’s rental will normally be required. This deposit will be treated in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Protection regulations, and you will be provided with the appropriate prescribed information and receive details regarding the scheme used. The deposit is held to cover damage, breakages, and any other liabilities under the terms of your tenancy agreement. Please note that under no circumstances can the deposit be used by the tenant to cover rent.